Study skills online

Explore the online resources below to find out further information about skills related to your academic work, including hints, tips, videos, templates and downloads. 

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University study

Explore the following resources to support you in making a successful transition to university study.

New to Sheffield

Independent study

Lectures and seminars

Using digital learning tools (a Digital Learning resource)

Introduction to the University Library


Everyday skills

Explore the following resources to help you get the most out of your degree programme.

Time management

Reading techniques

Note taking

Critical thinking

Mind mapping

Reflective practice

Learning online

Digital lecture capture


Writing

Explore the following resources to refine your approach to academic writing.

Academic writing overview

Essay structure and planning

Developing an academic argument

Scientific and lab report writing

Proofreading

Referencing (a University of Sheffield Library resource)


Maths

Explore the following resources for all levels of maths abilities from basic to advanced.

Maths and Statistics Help (MASH)

Maths workshops

Maths online resources

Maths anxiety workshops

Numerical reasoning workshops


Statistics

Explore the following resources for all levels of statistics abilities from basic to advanced.

Maths and Statistics Help (MASH)

Statistics workshops

Statistics online resources


Assessment

Explore the following resources to help you perform across a range of assessment types.

Exam technique

Exam revision

Online assessments

Making the most of feedback

Mental wellbeing 


Communication

Explore the following resources to support your verbal and written communication skills.

Group work and collaboration

Online group work

Presentation skills

Presenting online

Poster presentations

Online communication


Research

Explore the following resources to support all stages of the research process.

Dissertation planning

Writing a Literature Review

Research methods

Student research hub

Research and critical thinking (a University of Sheffield Library resource) 


Academic wellbeing

Explore the following resources and contacts to support your academic well-being throughout your studies.

Academic skills for wellbeing

Student wellbeing service

Student Access to Mental Health Support (SAMHS) 

We are constantly working to improve and add to these resources. If you have any suggestions or feedback, let us know.

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